Born: Nov 24, 1950
A towering 6-7 righthander, Throop had four short trials with the Royals before he was traded to Houston during the 1979 season. He appeared in 14 games for the Astros and posted a 1-0 record with a 3.22 ERA. It would be his last big league action. For his career, he was 2-0 with three saves and a 3.83 ERA.